Knock Yourself Out- Eye Catching Door Hardware

“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” – Milton Berle

Door knockers, door hardware

A note about hand door knockers- the hand, or “hamsa” is an image recognized and used as a sign of protection in many societies throughout history, a talisman to ward off the “evil eye”.

¬†What a difference interesting hardware makes to a visitor’s first impression. The details are always worth the extra effort.

Do you have interesting door hardware? If so please share!


  1. I had no idea about the symbolism….I love an interesting door knocker.

  2. I love interesting and different door knockers. The ones in Europe are absolutely stunning!!! Love the symbolism of the hand!!

  3. These are fabulous, Courtney. I wasn’t aware of the symbolism of the hand. Thank you for the info and the great photos.

  4. Love all the different ones! I need a new one! Can I have one of these?

  5. Courtney ! You would love the door handles and door knockers from Bali. They are freaking gorgeousness !!!!! I love all the details in the ones that you posted. So beautiful !!!!

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